University of Technology of Compiègne
|Université de Technologie de Compiègne|
|Campus||Urban, 58 000 m²|
The University of Technology of Compiègne (French: Université de Technologie de Compiègne), or UTC is an engineering institution located in Compiègne, France. It is administered by the Academy of Amiens. UTC is the first of the group of the Universités de Technologie ("Universities of Technology").
The UTC has been ranked fourth best French engineering school in the "Usine nouvelle" magazine, February 2014.
The teaching model is a mix between North-American and French traditions: student select their classes, which are complemented by assisted classwork (French: Travaux Dirigés) and applied labwork (French: Travaux Pratiques).
The University of Technology of Compiègne was founded in 1972 by Guy Deniélou.
Notable alumni and faculty
- Julien Bahain, rower, winner of the bronze medal in the 2008 Summer Olympics
- Frédéric Y. Bois, French scientist
- Marie Gayot, sprint athlete, urban planning student
- Vanessa Proux, president of the Institut Sup'Biotech de Paris
- Cécile Réal, French bio-medical engineer and businessperson
- Lamia Chafei Seghaier, Tunisian engineer and politician
- Thierry St-Cyr, Canadian politician
- Bernard Stiegler, founder and director of the COSTECH research lab
- List of public universities in France by academy
- Université de Technologie
- The University of Technology of Troyes (Université de Technologie de Troyes or UTT)
- The University of Technology of Belfort-Montbéliard (Université de Technologie de Belfort-Montbéliard or UTBM)
Notes and sources
- Université de Technologie de Compiègne (English)
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